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On The Bubble

There has not been a better time in recent memory for young Bruins to snag a roster spot. In Bruins news: No, they will not simply be singing kumbaya around the campfire at Ristuccia this week. It has been a long time coming, but if any of the attendees make a good case, open positions on the Bruins’ roster are up for grabs. Providence Journal Kirk Luedeke sat down with some chums of ours and spoke about where the Bruins sit at this point. He defends Torey Krug’s contract and Trent Frederic’s selection, explains why David Backes was taken over keeping Loui Eriksson as well as the...
Nucks Misconduct Jul 8, 2016

The Morning After the Night Before: 8 July 2016

In praise of Jim Benning, with love for Jacob Markstrom, and with sadness for events in Dallas. Today is one of those days where you have to sit back, enjoy the sunshine, and thank the Maker that Jim Benning is a good General Manager. For those of you who doubt that, here is a list of his transactions this summer: - 7 July - Jacob Markstrom extension - 3 years, £3.67m AAV- 1 July - Loui Eriksson signing - 6 years, $6m AAV- 1 July - Philip Larsen signing - 1 year, $1.025mLet Vrbata, Vey, Bartkowski and Weber walk27 June - Emerson Etem extension - 1 year, $775k16 June - Sven Baertschi...

ESPN hockey writer Joe McDonald joins Ken Laird to talk #Bruins free agency 7-2-16

Joey Mac joins Ken Laird on his Saturday show to discuss the David Backes addition and Loui Eriksson departure in NHL free agency

Baby Got Backes: David Backes the highlight on a busy first day of NHL free agency 2016 for Boston

The signing of David Backes was by far the highlight of the July 1st action for the Bruins, but already the roster is significantly reshaped as the hard work in FA really begins As evening draws in on another July 1st, a hectic day of free agency work for the Bruins, here's a summary of the action and some quick thoughts on each move to end the day. DEPARTURES Loui Eriksson (to VAN): This move was inevitable. While the B's would probably have kept Loui in a perfect world, sadly this world isn't it. Tardiness on beginning contract negotiations and a rumor-filled trade deadline meant that the...
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Bruins lose Stempniak, Eriksson, others in free agency

The Bruins lost a number of free agents on after the market opened at noontime. None bigger than Loui Eriksson signing a six-year, $36 million
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Evan Turner agrees to 4-year, $70M deal with Trail Blazers

BOSTON — We have heard how good a coach Brad Stevens has been for the Celtics.And then Evan Turner goes out and lands a four-year,
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Red Sox activate Brock Holt off DL, will start in LF

Brock Holt, out with a concussion since May 20, has been activated by the Red Sox and will start in left field in the opener of the three-game series with the Angels.  
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Backes: Bruins ‘absolutely perfect’ as a hockey fit for me

After signing a five-year, $36 million deal with the Bruins, center David Backes joined Jim Murray and Greg Dickerson, filling in for Felger and Mazz,
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Backes: Most of the talk has me playing center for Bruins

David Backes says there has also been some discussion with the Bruins on putting him on the wing with Bergeron and Marchand
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Sounds like Blues won’t be trading Shattenkirk

So, it looks like the Bruins will have to find a puck-moving, “transitional” defenseman elsewhere as Blues D-man Kevin Shattenkirk may be off the market
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Backes: Bruins ‘absolutely perfect’ as a hockey fit for me

David Backes signs a five-year, $36 million deal with the Bruins
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

O.J. Mayo hit with two-year ban from NBA for drug violation

NEW YORK  — O.J. Mayo has been dismissed and disqualified from the NBA for violating the terms of the league’s anti-drug program.The NBA said Friday

Report: Eriksson to Montreal remains a possibility

There's mutual interest between the two parties Unrestricted Free Agent Loui Eriksson is reportedly interested in joining the Montreal Canadiens, and according to Jonathan Bernier of the Journal de Montreal, General Manager Marc Bergevin and Eriksson's agent were seen having several discussions at the combine and at the draft. Bergevin and Loui Eriksson's agent had several chats (combine and draft). Mutual interest. #CH #habs — Jonathan Bernier (@JBernierJDM) July 1, 2016 The former Boston Bruin, Eriksson would be a great addition to the Canadiens, as he would bring the firepower to...

The Montreal Canadiens have signed backup goaltender Al Montoya

If no other move takes place, Montoya will battle with Mike Condon and Charlie Lindgren for the role of Carey Price's backup in training camp. After seeing all the big-name free agents go to other teams, despite the negotiations being close with a few players, Marc Bergevin signed backup goaltender Al Montoya to a contract. Canadiens agree to terms on a one-year contract with free agent Al Montoya. DETAILS -> https://t.co/Xjb3h4Z4XQ pic.twitter.com/BwvEODwvVd — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) July 1, 2016 The Canadiens currently have several goalies vying for the job of Carey...
CSN New England Jul 1, 2016

Bruins sign Backes to 5-year, $36 million deal

Loui Eriksson signs with Vancouver, while the Bruins bring in 32-year-old David Backes

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